Ricketts Has Winning Month With Chicago Cubs, Trump

Billionaire Joe Ricketts scored big victories in two of the most dramatic contests in the U.S. this month, backing Donald Trump’s presidential victory a week after watching his family’s baseball team win their first World Series in more than a century.

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Conservationists hope to bring beloved bird back

The common loon’s haunting wail that pierced the dusk on Massachusetts lakes disappeared long ago. Today, the birds number fewer than 50 pairs in the Bay State and conservationists are hoping to rebuild their population, starting with a handful of chicks from Maine and New York…

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Ricketts Art Foundation, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and the Museum of Mountain Man Launch Online Catalogue of Alfred Jacob Miller’s Western Paintings

As part of its ongoing effort to provide innovative access to the works of important artists, The Ricketts Art Foundation has joined with the Buffalo Bill Center of the West and the Museum of Mountain Man to launch the most extensive online collection to date of the western paintings of the great 19th-century American artist, Alfred Jacob Miller.

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Horse-Drawn Carriages Fetch Luxury-Car Prices

Mr. Hansen’s clients also include businessman Joe Ricketts, who founded online brokerage TD Ameritrade. AMTD 0.99 % Mr. Ricketts asked Mr. Hansen to build him a purple “show wagon,” similar to a traditional stagecoach. Mr. Ricketts sent over a twill button-down shirt in a purple he was sure would make his wagon stand out at the Calgary Stampede, an annual Canadian rodeo.

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Pulling North America’s Loons Back from the Brink

Restore the Loon launched in October 2013. The five-year project aims to make the Common Loon even more common by mapping the bird’s distribution, digging deeper into what’s causing declines, finding and protecting good habitat that lacks loons today, and trying to translocate chicks.

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